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Kaveree Bamzai

Kaveree Bamzai is an author and a contributing writer with Open

Sense of Entitlement
Cinema
Sense of Entitlement

The tragedy of second-generation starlings in Bollywood

18 June 2021
Sushant Singh Rajput: Forever Young
Cinema
Sushant Singh Rajput: Forever Young

It’s been a year since the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, a rising star who never quite fulfilled his early potential, but whose alleged suicide exposed much of the ugliness inherent in Bollywood’s beautiful people

14 June 2021
Cinema
Fear Is the Key

Samantha Akkineni is one of the few actors to talk about the impostor syndrome

11 June 2021
Two Is a Family
Cinema
Two Is a Family

Nearly two decades after their first indie film, and with a triumphant second season of The Family Man to their credit, Raj and DK are now Bollywood’s quirkiest storytellers

11 June 2021
Buddhadeb Dasgupta (1944-2021): A Master Redeemer of the Uprooted
Feature
Buddhadeb Dasgupta (1944-2021): A Master Redeemer of the Uprooted

The art and idealism of a filmmaker who was always searching

11 June 2021
Cinema
The Internet Remembers

Public figures have to be extra careful about what they say, no matter how young and naïve they are

04 June 2021
The Real Thrill
Feature
The Real Thrill

Movies and online streaming shows are dipping into real life characters for drama, action and suspense

04 June 2021
Feature
They'll be There For Us

A show about six young people living in New York in the mid-90s comes at a time when we have never been more isolated and socially distanced from each other. There are no friendly couches to crash on, no huddles to bind us, and no shoulders to cry on

28 May 2021
Asif Kapadia: Biographer of the Outsider
Cinema
Asif Kapadia: Biographer of the Outsider

Asif Kapadia, the director who reinvented the documentary, brings his prodigious talent to two new nonfiction series and a haunting mini-series

28 May 2021
The Disguised Caper
Cinema
The Disguised Caper

There is a saying in the film industry, “yeh film Monday ko bolegi”, which in effect means the film will become popular by word-of-mouth

28 May 2021

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s Islam

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of ‘JNU: Nationalism and India’s Uncivil Wars’. Views are personal.

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